Remembering Mayo hurling’s day in the sun

2016 Nicky Rackard Cup Final Mayo 2-16 Armagh 1-15 At Croke Park Mayo hurling was at a low ebb at the start of the 2016 season. The previous year, the county had surrendered its Christy Ring status for the first...

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Frisbees, US tours and trips to the Áras: Crossmolina’s Sarah is an ultimate star

    Were you aware that there is an athlete from Crossmolina who, in the span of the last 12 months, has a) captained Ireland to a European championship title, b) been named European Player of the Year in her...

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Ballycastle players walk the walk for Ruairí

The players and members of Ballycastle GAA Club are doing their bit to support the Roar for Ruairí, a fundraising...

Friday, 29/05/20 - 2:43pm Read More

O’Shea: Lockdown may be a ‘blessing’ for Mayo’s injured stars

By Mark Higgins Aidan O’Shea has said the enforced break to the GAA season caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could...

Thursday, 28/05/20 - 5:26pm Read More

Higgins no fan of games behind closed doors

Mayo footballer Keith Higgins has said the idea of playing championship games behind closed doors would hold no great appeal...

Wednesday, 27/05/20 - 12:04pm Read More

Four of the best slices of Bekan

By Mark Higgins It’s exactly a decade and a day since the first sod was turned on the Connacht GAA...

Tuesday, 26/05/20 - 11:14am Read More

Few men wore the Mayo jersey with more passion than JJ Cribbin

By Aonghus Ó Maicín Few names transcend generations with the almost-mythical-type status as the late Fr JJ Cribbin did. These...

Monday, 25/05/20 - 7:52pm Read More

Did you hear the one about the 13 Mayo men who decided to cycle to the top of Mount Everest?

No, that isn’t the opening line of a bad joke, more like a little stretch on what is still a...

Monday, 25/05/20 - 5:15pm Read More

Global effort sees GAA club raise staggering amount for charity

A 24-hour Kickathon involving past and present footballing stars of Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA Club reaped a rich dividend over the weekend...

Monday, 25/05/20 - 11:23am Read More

Golfers are quick to get back into the swing of things

By Anthony Hennigan   “Chockablock” is how the timesheet of Ballina Golf Club was described, as the course reopened in...

Monday, 25/05/20 - 10:00am Read More

Mayo Gardaí complete epic 100,000 step challenge

Darkness was just beginning to fall on Donegal on Saturday evening when two Mayomen, both Gardaí stationed in Milford, crossed...

Sunday, 24/05/20 - 2:58pm Read More

Mayo referees do their bit in the Roar for Ruairi

  With football matches suspended for the time being, Mayo’s GAA referees are finding they have a lot more time...

Saturday, 23/05/20 - 4:11pm Read More

Mayo star Aidan O’Shea offers video call to one lucky child

One lucky young Mayo supporter is in line to receive a very special video call from Mayo star Aidan O’Shea...

Saturday, 23/05/20 - 1:55pm Read More

Casey: ‘I didn’t speak to David Brady for two years’

In the latest of our series of classic games from the past, Mark Higgins reflects on a cracking county final...

Saturday, 23/05/20 - 10:17am Read More

Mayo legend Keith Higgins pays tribute to former teammate Darragh Sloyan

  Veteran Mayo GAA star Keith Higgins has paid a beautiful tribute to former team-mate Darragh Sloyan whose funeral is...

Friday, 22/05/20 - 2:51pm Read More

HRI reveals date for return of Ballinrobe Races

Fans of horse racing in Mayo will have to wait longer than most before action returns to Ballinrobe, after Horse...

Thursday, 21/05/20 - 5:57pm Read More

Mayo gardaí embark on epic fundraising venture in the morning

Knockmore native Kieran Langan is embarking on a remarkable fund-raising effort tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Kieran, a Garda based in Milford,...

Thursday, 21/05/20 - 3:37pm Read More

Mayo’s Aussie arrangement was always doomed to come to this

By Mark Higgins It’s reassuring, in a way, to know that a small inconvenience like the cessation of all playing...

Thursday, 21/05/20 - 12:46pm Read More

How two basketball legends ended up coaching the Mayo senior football team

by Anthony Hennigan Liam McHale wasn’t a footballer who played basketball. He was a basketballer who played football. The order...

Wednesday, 20/05/20 - 12:30pm Read More

The West awakes as GAA clubs across Connacht unite in song

WATCH: They may be starved of action on the field at the moment but the GAA family is certainly making...

Monday, 18/05/20 - 1:12pm Read More